Cyrus Mistry dies in car accident: Industrialist and former Tata sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was killed in a car accident near Mumbai on Sunday. He was 54.
According to reports, Palghar superintendent of police has confirmed the news that Cyrus Mistry has died in the accident.
Reports say Mistry's car hit the divider on the road when the industrialist succumbed to the injuries.
The accident took place in Palghar near Mumbai when he was returning from Gujarat's Ahmedabad.
Mistry was traveling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai when his car hit the divider. There were four people in the car out of which two succumbed to injuries. The other two have been admitted to a local hospital in Kasa.
Mistry was travelling in a Mercedes car.
The accident took place around 3.15 pm, when Mistry was travelling to Mumbai from Ahmedabad. The accident took place on a bridge over the Surya river. It seems an accident, the police official said.
The other two persons travelling with him, including the car driver, were injured. All the injured persons have been shifted to a hospital in Gujarat.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his condolences saying, "The untimely demise of Cyrus Mistry is shocking. He was a promising business leader who believed in India’s economic prowess. His passing away is a big loss to the world of commerce and industry. Condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace."
Expressing condolences, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said, "Deeply shocked to hear about the death of Cyrus Mistry. Cyrus was seen not only as a successful businessman but also as a young and future-looking personality of the industry. This is a big loss not only to the Mistry family but to the industry. Heartfelt tribute to him."
"Deeply saddened to hear about the shocking news of the untimely demise of the former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry. He was a dynamic and brilliant entrepreneur. We lost one of the brightest star of Corporate World. It is an irreparable loss to Indian Industry. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends," said NCP chief Sharad Pawar.
Shiv Sena (Uddhav Thackeray-faction) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi also shared her condolences on the incident saying, "Shocked and sad to hear the news of Cyrus Mistry’s death in a road accident. Prayers for him, heartfelt condolences to his family and friends to cope with this tragic loss. Gone too soon, rest in peace."